The world split, technology faltered, and Snakeboots hit the road to ask the Almighty himself why.
The world split, technology faltered, and Snakeboots hit the road to ask the Almighty himself why. But what he finds will shatter every theory man has put forth and threaten the collective sanity of humankind as it did in eras nearly forgotten.
Meanwhile, two immensely powerful religious factions with mutually incompatible beliefs battle for influence over the heartland of a sundered world. The technologically progressive Roses stand in opposition to the regressive Thorns. Both do what they consider God's bidding, and perhaps an occasional errand or two for the higher-ups.
Few people know what's happening in the world beyond their home regions, and the "deserts" make travel prohibitively expensive, time consuming, and deadly. There is very little long-range communication of ideas, and advanced transportation technology is against the new rules of physics imposed upon the people of Earth after the Collapse.